henry charles

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you tied your favour onto his lance and he grinned completely, the smile reaching his eyes. he won the joust and approached you when most people had cleared away. “thank you for your favour my lady, your luck got me a win.”

“or maybe you’re just good at jousting.” you stated. 

“i would like to see you again.” he stated.

“you’re quite forward arent you?”

“only when i see something i want.”

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history meme (french edition)  →  4 families/dynasties/houses (¾) the ruling House of Bourbon.

“The Bourbons ruled their homeland for over two centuries, making it the greatest power in Europe, and taming and uniting a people who are arguably the most individualist and ungovernable in the world. They were the personification of both this grandeur and this seduction; let it be known that Louis XVI became a figure of compelling interest, with his refusal to save himself by shedding his people’s blood, creating a martyrdom in which he was soon joined by his beautiful Queen.Desmond Seward, The Bourbon Kings of France

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It’s a very Greek idea, and a very profound one. Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it. And what could be more terrifying and beautiful, to souls like the Greeks or our own, than to lose control completely? To throw off the chains of being for an instant, to shatter the accident of our mortal selves?

  • richard: francis is so intriguing to me, a prince of a boy, an unexplainable miracle
  • richard: everything henry does is worthy of worship. henry winter, actual God, a creature above this earth
  • richard: i am fascinated by charles. i stare at him all the time, literally 24/7
  • richard: i, a hetero,